Scarborough High School

  • Scarborough High School serves 979 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Scarborough High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Scarborough High School's student population of 979 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students979 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Scarborough High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 526 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scarborough High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#26 out of 526 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Scarborough High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Scarborough High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maine by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
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White
93%
89%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Scarborough High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.130.21
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Graduation Rate
95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Scarborough High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScarborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scarborough Wentworth School
    Grades: 3-5 | 675 students
    0.2 miles
    20 Quentin Drive
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207)730-4600
    0.2 3-5 675
  • Scarborough Scarborough Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 717 students
    0.5 miles
    21 Quentin Drive
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207)730-4800
    0.5 6-8 717
  • Scarborough Eight Corners Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 224 students
    1.9 miles
    22 Mussey Road
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207)730-5200
    1.9 K-2 224
  • Scarborough Pleasant Hill School
    Grades: K-2 | 171 students
    1.9 miles
    143 Highland Avenue
    Scarborough, ME 04074
    (207)730-5250
    1.9 K-2 171
  • South Portland Maine Connections Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 406 students
    2.6 miles
    75 John Roberts Rd Unit 11b
    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207)805-3254
    2.6 7-12 406

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